Role of superfoods/ why superfoods are important for PCOD and diabetes

May 3, 2022 by Healthweg

Superfoods- the superheroes in lifestyle management

Superfoods are known for filling in the gaps by their hormone-balancing superpowers. Every disease today is connected to poor lifestyle management, with diet and nutrition playing a key role. Superfoods are the finest approach to handle food, which is an elixir of life. Because diet and nutrition play such a big role in weight loss, paying attention to what you eat and making changes as needed could help you avoid diseases. Superfoods, also known as super-nutrient-dense foods, are foods that are high in nutrients (antioxidants, vitamins, or minerals) and provide additional health benefits. Eating specific nutrients can help alleviate hormonal issues because the things you eat can have a direct impact on your hormone production.

PCOD is a hormonal imbalance caused by a sedentary lifestyle. Superfoods helps in the management of disease by balancing hormones. Superfoods such sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and flaxseeds were consumed in pairs for the first 14 days of ovulation and the subsequent 14 days of the luteal phase in the most well-known "seed cycling" in PCOD. The seeds aid in the management of the cycle, the repair of hormonal imbalances, and overall health improvement. Superfoods are new to the market, but not to the culinary world. Eating superfoods that promote good health and reduce inflammation can help you feel more secure in your own skin, boost your self-esteem, and even improve your body image. Superfoods should be included in the diet rather being replaced.

Another lifestyle disease that is not induced by sugar consumption is diabetes. Hormones modulate it as well, particularly insulin, which is required for glucose absorption in the cells. Hormone imbalance needs some dietary and lifestyle adjustments. The addition of physical activity to one's daily routine, as well as the consumption of superfoods, can help with diabetes management. When superfoods are part of a well-balanced diet, they can help avoid diseases and aid in weight loss. Superfoods are high in fibre, antioxidants, and other nutrients that can help with illness management.

The key to maximise the advantages of a superfood is to take the right amount and type of superfood. Consult your dietitian/nutritionist before starting, adding, or deleting any new foods.

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